Winter Ready West Lothian
West Lothian Council is geared up to cope in the event of severe weather this winter. A range of essential information and resources is available to help you prepare for Winter:
There are several ways you can keep up to date with current winter weather issues.
Details of any important messages for council staff during extreme winter weather.
Practical advice for householders includes:
25 self-help strategic salt/grit pick-up points are provided at the following locations which will assist with community self-help during periods of winter weather:
Severe cold weather can be dangerous for vulnerable groups such as older people and those with serious illnesses.
Information on how to keep safe on the roads in Winter.
Icy and frozen water can be extremely dangerous.
The Community Safety Partners work together in order to help prepare communities for the bad weather, and members of the public are encouraged to help by doing the same.
Information and support available
Information on gritting routes, grit bins, winter maintenance operations and what you can do to help and stay safe.
Information on disruptions to bin collections can be viewed here.
Information on changes to local bus services.
Details of current emergency road closures.